This Day in History: 2007-04-21

Students of Turner County High School located in Ashburn, Georgia, attended the school’s first racially integrated prom. Previously, only privately-funded, separate “white” and “Black” proms sponsored by parent groups had been held. White parents still held a private, white-only prom one week before the school-wide event and some parents refused to allow their children to attend the integrated prom. Learn more.